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University of Nebraska - Kearney is a public institution. Founded as a state college in 1903, it gained university status in 1991. Its 235-acre campus is located in Kearney, about 150 miles west of Lincoln.

Website: www.unk.edu:443/

Public
Co-ed
4,429
Undergraduate
Students
(59.8%) 2,649 Women
(40.2%) 1,780 Men
1,850
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 5,324 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.54
SAT Math
548 average
510-585 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
532 average
480-583 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,157
Out-of-state: $30,357
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,701
Out-of-state: $14,901
Room and Board
$9,942
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$12,988
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$20,774
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
3,328
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Kearney Population
32,174
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Antelope
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
2.6% Black/African-American
13.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.4% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
4.2%
First-Year Students Returning
80.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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